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January 27, 2015

Most Important Ride of the Year

Let's get more people on...

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Layer Up

Forget the details: Just remember this one simple...

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Company places 14 orange bikes in Beaverton as part of marketing ploy

Seen these strange orange bikes around Beaverton? They're just part of a marketing campaign.


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Lawsuit stemming from crash during mountain bike race is withdrawn

A lawsuit many feared might deal a crushing blow to MTB racing in Oregon has been dismissed.


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Get ready for Southwest Portland Week!

The BikePortland Team (both of us) will be stationed in SW Portland the week of February 9-13th.


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Thoughts on Hart Noecker and our community

In case you have not heard by now, Hart Noecker, a man who was well-known in local bike activism circles and who we used several times as a source for stories over the years, has been the subject of serious allegations regarding his actions and behaviors in numerous personal and group relationships. I care deeply Read More »


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One rider’s Twitter crusade shows the ‘City that works’ what doesn’t

The day Will Vanlue decided to start delivering for SoupCycle was an especially good day for the rest of Portland.


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January 26, 2015

Comment of the week: A brief intro to bike fitting

"Bicycles have substantial bilateral symmetry. Humans, not so much; we just look that way."


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Free to good home: a bicycle-powered star destroyer

Considering that one of these requires the annual combined economic output of several star systems to produce, that's a pretty good deal.


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Oregon Senate bill would mandate bicycle licenses and registration – UPDATED

Another legislative session, another attempt at bicycle licensing and registration.


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How Has London Done It? Find out at our Ride and Happy Hour with Ben Plowden

Ben Plowden is a big deal. He is London’s director of surface transport strategy and planning. According to LinkedIN, he is “responsible for the strategic planning […]

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The Ride: Mountain biking on the Wilson River Trail

Let's all bow down in respect for the awesome Wilson River Trail.


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Poorly installed bike racks in renovated Bancorp Tower plaza

Bike parking is important enough to get right. Every time.


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Thanks for Helping Plan the Council Creek Trail

After months of work with advocates, community members, and planners, a route has been chosen for the Council Creek Regional Trail. This new multi-use path will […]

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January 22, 2015

Live the Revolution Storyteller Preview: Thomas Pikaart

Meet Thomas Pikaart, Director of Training at Bellissimo Coffee Advisors and the American Barista and Coffee School. Tom is a man of many talents: not only […]

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January 20, 2015

WATCH THIS > Danny Macaskill

We could watch Danny Macaskill all day...

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A Loss for the Ducks, but a Win for Every Kid

On Monday night, in a blitz of a meeting before the Ducks vs. Buckeyes championship game, the Beaverton School Board adopted an important resolution supporting the […]

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COOL ROUTE: Old Dalles

It's time for some gravel...

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Speak up for Walking and Biking: The Powell- Division Transit and Development Project

With your help, implementation of a new transit system on SE Division and Powell Streets might also be great news for walking and biking. Metro is […]

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January 19, 2015

Oregon Triple Crown

Challenge yourself this summer on the gorgeous Oregon Triple Crown, Oregon's most rigorous summer race series (with plenty of built-in...

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Free Beer Challenge

The Worst Day of the Year Ride wants YOU! (and 2,999 of your...

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January 15, 2015

Live the Revolution Storyteller Preview: Laura Crawford

We’ve got another sneak peak of one of our Live the Revolution storytellers to tide you over until the main event! This week we were able […]

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January 14, 2015

25 Years of Ti Cycles in Portland

Congrats to our Portland friends at Ti Cycles on 25 stellar years! Check out this hilarious video they recently...

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January 13, 2015

BTA to PBOT: please reduce car traffic on SE Clinton

In 2010, the City of Portland committed to mitigating any increased car traffic on the Clinton Street Neighborhood Greenway as a result of the $5.8M Division Streetscape […]

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January 08, 2015

ORbike Winter Warmers

This rich and delicious drink is perfect on a cold...

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Live the Revolution Storyteller Preview: Megan Schubel

Megan Schubel is an elementary school teacher here in Portland, a new mother of a beautiful baby girl, and a lover of bikes! We’re excited to […]

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January 07, 2015

New Years Day Ride takes on SW Barbur

Taking advantage of low traffic, safety-in-numbers, and beautiful weather, the annual New Years Day Ride tackled one of the weakest points in SW Portland’s bikeway network: […]

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January 06, 2015

COOL ROUTE: Portlandia Tour

Head out on a tour of...

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5 Tips to Help You Stay on Your Bike This Winter

With a little support and motivation, winter will be over before you know it, and you will have been on your bike the entire time. We’re here to help make that possible, and today we’re talking all about gear. We’ve put together five easy tips to help you stay on your bike this winter. Designate a gear spot – Quality gear is the first line of defense against the perils of winter. Making gear easy to grab means you’re way more likely to ride....

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December 30, 2014

Two Wheels on Hillsboro’s New Two-Way Streets?

The City of Hillsboro is embarking on a major project to revitalize their downtown: the conversion of six core streets from one-way to two-way streets. Forty-six […]

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December 24, 2014

An Early Christmas Gift: New Bike Lanes on SW 185th!

Washington County Advocacy There’s a lot going on in Washington County, and we want you to be a part of it! Learn more.         […]

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December 23, 2014

Despite the rains, Pedal PT’s Pop Up Shop at North St. Bags Was a Success!

At last week’s Bike More + Hurt Less presentation, Pedal PT founder and owner Kevin Schmidt posed a question to the audience: “How many of you have ever experienced any […]

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